Steam power plants; Quarries and quarrying; Limestone mills; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
The advent of steam registered an enormous impact on the stone industry as steam power was harnessed to existing technologies ranging from the derrick to the saw. By the time this image was taken (ca. 1880), steam had already made deep inroads into...
Employees--Stone carvers; Stone carving--Friezes; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
While certain stoneworkers engaged themselves in the backbreaking work--from hoisting and cutting to transport--normally associated with the limestone industry, others found work as cutters and carvers. This image depicts one such group working on...
Illustrated history. "Completed by Works Progress Administration personnel under the direction of the Chief of the Reference Department of the Indianapolis Public Library." Introduction signed by L.L. Dickerson
Jackson County (Ind.)--History;
Jackson County (Ind.)--Biography;
History of Jackson County, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana.
Pike county, Indiana--History;
Dubois county, Indiana--History;
Pike county, Indiana--Biography
History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc.; together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of...